40 RSLAF PERSONNEL AND RELATIVES IN FATAL ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENT

 An INITIAL report suggests that forty (40) RSLAF personnel and their relatives have been involved in a FATAL road traffic accident this afternoon. At least five (5) military personnel and three (3) relatives have now been confirmed DEAD while thirty-two (32) others have been admitted at the 34 Military Hospital, Connaught Hospital and Emmergency Hospital.

The road traffic accident occurred at about 3:00pm today along Spur Road in Freetown.

The cause of the accident has NOT yet been ascertained. However, the victims were heading for a funeral ceremony of a deceased soldier at the Military War Graves at Lumley.

Please note that the information are INITIAL details about the accident. For any update, you can contact the following:

1. Colonel Musa Bangura
Director of Public Relations/Information
Phone/WhatsApp: +23278 264 535

2. Captain Yayah Brima
Acting Staff Officer Grade 2
Phone/WhatsApp: +23278452 876

 

on 06 October 2018